Jun 25th 2017
This Week in Tech 620
From Key West to Key Largo
Amazon buys Whole Foods, and might buy Slack. Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO. The best drones money can buy. iPad Pro is the future of Mac laptops. Neighbor spoofing robocaller made a million calls a day. Apple Music now $99/year. Why Apple made the iPhone.
- Owen JJ Stone has strange ideas about geography.
- Tom Merritt writes books about time travel.
- Jason Hiner writes books about amazing podcasters.
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- Miami Man Fined $120 Million for Making 96 Million Robocalls in Three Months
- Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan
- Scott Forstall reveals why Apple made the iPhone
- Why Microsoft is partially responsible for the first iPhone, and other origin stories
- Parrot Bebop 2: The FPV drone for work?
- Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7B in all-cash deal; John Mackey will remain CEO of Whole Foods Market
- Instacart, with four years left in its Whole Foods contract
- In buying Whole Foods, Amazon is acquiring a first-and-best customer for a massive grocery logistics service
- Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business (Wall Street Journal)
- Amazon launches Prime Wardrobe to eat the fashion industry
- Is Amazon crazy for wanting to buy Slack for $9 billion?
- Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.
- These key candidates could replace Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
- Uber finally caves and adds a tipping option to its app
- Uber needs to hire a dream team — here's a fantasy list of free agents
- Uber Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick Knew of Stolen Google Files